Want to move your Pencil to your new iPad Pro? Here's how to go about it.

Whether you just got a new iPad, are moving to a 9.7-inch iPad Pro from the 12.9-inch model or you just want to test out writing or drawing on a new tablet, getting started with your Apple Pencil is simple. Here's how to do it!

How to pair your Apple Pencil to a new iPad

  1. Make sure the iPad you want to use is on and unlocked, then uncap your Pencil.

  2. Plug in your Pencil to the new iPad.
  3. When the Bluetooth Pairing Request appears, tap Pair.

You can now use your Apple Pencil with the new iPad! If you want to move your Pencil to a different iPad, you need only follow the above steps on the original model.

How to un-pair your Apple Pencil from your iPad Pro

Your Apple Pencil will automatically un-pair from your iPad Pro if you pair it with a different iPad Pro, or you pair a different Apple Pencil with your iPad Pro. You can also manually un-pair it if you ever want to.

  1. Launch Settings from your iPad Pro Home screen.
  2. Tap on Bluetooth.
  3. Tap the Info button to the right of Apple Pencil under My Devices.
  4. Tap on Forget.

To re-pair your Apple Pencil, simply plug it back into the Lightning port on your iPad Pro.

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